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Worth Selling Is Worth Telling ADVERTISE! H GEL ONE PAPER In the HOMC ta warth a 4ttn In tha byway, and Jim. WMMirTHI DEMOCRAT Mi Mm ha ma paaar af MwmtCniiW. KtteblUha Mai 1.1 tU. ataras aaUwCallaa, .' 'M.'VaaL-afflaaa Nmd-ilui nail uttot. Volume 22, Number 1 Carlin & Carlin, Publisher Celina, Ohio, April 13, 1917 HOST Renger road la Granville township. Plaintiffs were silent partners, the bnslnesu being done under the name I of Reter. ney w. a. luuveue yesieruay a MPiwII 9nrl Prlmmol P9Cn noon filed suit against August bin u..U Ui.mm.1 lit..vJ trop p,.tty,n6 for judgment Jn Heard by ;udge Miller Many New Ones Filed, Among Them Three for Family Jars, Two Colored. Jacob Anderson, through hit attor ney W. E. Touvelle yesterday after- On-the sum of $i2b, with Interest and costs, which amount plaintiff claims Is due him for an Alligator Hay Press sold defendant CLOSE death. Mr. Uouts became HI first and wu very low. Mrs1. Uouts con tracted the disease later. For a I while .t wan not known which would pass away ilri. Mr. Uouts, howev er, became better, and hopes are en-1 tertalned that he may recover. Frl- BONDED Grocery Business Sold to Son. Grocdr Philip W. Deltsrh last Mon day afternoon bold bin interest In the Dcitacli & Hon store, North Main vtieet, opposite the Court bouse, to ti'-. son Walter II. C, who becomes Of II n. .!..- n.l HBII1M' "B mu,w' '"mU -. . role ownr Ul fiiCltCr uliUilLI 5 MUil LB niorning he had not yet been not- Kpynnri I imit Kiypn AC KOOCntl The mw owner has been associated I I MU TIM ebrated Civil Case Declaloa of Supreme Conrt, Given In Fall Below, Sets Ownership of Farm Lands at Best. The following Jury cases have been assigned for next week. Monday State of Ohio vs. Verlin Buxton. Wednesday State of Ohio vs. Jno. Arnett. Thursday State of Ohio vs. Wil liam Pratt. Friday State of Ohio vs. John Kl- ified of Ins whVs death. The deceas ed wan boru in Virginia, March 9, 1883, an I wai; Just a month past her thirty-fourth birthday. She was the daughter of Frank M. and Nannie Ourton. She was married to Harry Uouts Ortnber 8, 1911. They resid ed In Via Wert county, Ohio, prior to coming here January 12, when Mr. Uouts became a member of the and opinion of the State Supreme children of their own, but have an tlve votes by Coundlmen Morrow and Court on their decision in the case let Joseph Moton and York Ryal for ser. Saturday-Pone. -State of Ohio vs. Ed. CIVIL DOCKET T. W Anderson vs. County Cora lulssloners. damages, dismissed at costs of plaintiff. William Borger vs. Bessie Borger, divorce, dismissed at costs of plain tiff. Mary Epps. colored, through her fttorney, John Kramer, last Monday filed suit against Thomas Robinson, colored. Drayintr for Judgment n the I Not only those directly interested sum of $100; with interest and costs, but almost everybody In the county flror c-Pe'ng the Arlington Bowling which nnioun nla nt ff claims due will read with Intone ha mnnriata Hiey. mr. ana Mrs. noma nave ao her on en unpaid promissory note. W. T. Andrews, through his attor ney, O. Jtaudabaugh, last Tuesday uiemseives and others against Uer- fll.'d suit agaiust Thomas Robinson, hard Kessens et al, better, known as praying for judgments, one in the the famous Raadolpi slave cases. sum of $661.60 with interest, and Newspapers all over Ohio .n ilie another for $127.40, with Interest, past couple of years have reviewed at which amounts plaintiffs claim, Is due If ngth these famous cases and the bi ; cn promissory notes, riainurr also I names nave used lengtny stone on asks for sale of personal property the history of the litigation. and the following real estate, given The cloud of question of title of to secure said notes: One and one- the present owners of these valuable for Voting Nix At Show-DowB by Marrow and ueiersdoner on Fire Track and Alarm System father, ever since they par erased the it-"? from Elmer Bran (ion, about ten years ago. He U wi ll Acquainted with the bu tineas, and Is a bustling and accomo dating young business man. Mr. Deitsch. sr., will retire from iictive butanes life. Indirect argument against the matter by Mayor Scranton and nega- adopted daughter about nine years old. Burial at St. Marys, Monday.- Decatur. Ind. Democrat. Both Mr. and Mrs. Uouts are well known In this city, where they lived for several yeais. ralf acre tract and one-quarter acre tract in Marion township. farm lande ts finally raised by the mandate of the State's highest tribu nal. Possibly every reader in Mercer county is familiar with the traditions The Citizens Banking Co., through r VioIf rlnrnav T T Tnfinann 1 a at Raul Duff vs. Meady Duff, divorce, I niue8jav jjie(j fcUt against I. A. Steele, I and facts of the famous case vhiuh rraylng for pudgment In the sum of $142.50, with Interests and cosis. due on a promissory note. dismissed at plaintiff's 'costs. - Advance Rumely Thresher Co., vs a. G. Borchers, money.lsettled Sophroaia Hedges vs. Benjamin Hedges, divorce, decree of divorce granted on grounds of gross neglect of duty. Plaintiff restored to her former name of Sophronia Hlght. Bertha Reser vs. Forest Ray Res- bad Its rrigin when Randolph, of Roanoke Virginia, freed his slaves As He Flaya the Ungodly and Un- Ilenry Dabhelt, through his attor ney C. A. Funk bouser, last ev janes- day filed suit against R. E. Riley raying that Judgment against plaln- OOI o. iu.co. . J I tin In 10(10. hu lot aolftn .r fiivm-pn dinmiflnen at Diainun a I : costs, Luclnda Smith vs. Ferdinand M Smith, divorce, decree of divorce granted on grounds of gross neglect of duty. Plaintiff given custody of two children, and defendant custody of three. Ira E. Wagner vs: F. B Fronlng et el, money and foreclosure. Judgment for plaintiff in sum of $373.20. Fore- cognovit note signed by John Heyne and tho above plaintiff. H. COtltT CRIMINAL DOCKET State of Ohio vs. John Arnett, em- beizlemetn, plea not guilty. State of Onto vs. William Pratt, ob taining propei ty by false pretenses, plea not guilty. Attorney O. J. My- closure and sale of mortgaged prem- ers appointed to defend prisoner. lses ordeerd. I State of Oh:0 vs. John Kiser, burg- In the matter of the petition to lary and larceny, plea not not guilty. transf e funds of the Board of Trus- State of Ohio vs. Bert Painter, tees of Jefferson tcvnship, joart or dered $600 transferred from road fund to poor fund. In the ma iter of the petition to transfer funds of the Board of Edu cation of the Village of Celina, court and sought to secure them a tract of land 11 Ohio. Choice fell upon the virgin land of Mercer county, then virtually h wilderness, but where there had been started a school for colored people. To that UoJated spot in the wil derness Eoine one versed In history had given the name of Carthagena, and here It was decided by Ran dolph's eexcitor, hlr, black people should bo located. Very few of them ever reached the promised land. Coming up from Cincinnati on the canal packet, they were met and driven back by the white people at New Bre:uen. The land purchased for the i was sold and the freed (laves settled in Miami and Shelbj counties. Thu older people were le thargic cr indifferent to their loss, but their descendants cherished the Delersdcrfer last Tuesday night blocked legislation for the time on the salo of 10,000 worth of bonds to purchase a motor driven fire tiuck and ins oil an alarm system. Wh.ll Mcyor Scranton did not openly oppose the proposition to mo torize i. department, he wanted the matter put up to a vote of the citi zens, a very unnecessary and costly mode of piocedure If not a sure means of kill ng the matter. j it . Ai i iviorruw ucu iseiersaorier voieu I liOUSdliQ neVT TOIKerS LllcCri favorably on the acceptance and read ng or the ordinance to Issue the bonds. But under the motion of Rentisch, seconded by Carlin to pass the ordi nance undei suspension of rules, both Morrow and Belersdorfer voted i;i the negative, assigning for their NEW MAN Comes to Local Aviation School In Person of Prof. Parish, Who Will Aid In Work. SIXTY Billy Sunday patriotic He Also Hands Critics Warm Stuff. After testing the schools new passenger ca Tying aeroplane, at the Crown garage, which arrived a week ago the big pluue was moved to the aviation field and the first of the week Instructing Aviator Billy Brock made a very beautiful flight over the city. The nt'. plane is much larger than the ons heretofore owned by the school and the pounding of the big engine held the many spectators with their heads turnod skyward un til Aviator Brock made his flying dash I ack to ihe r. vlation Field. Tho machine that had been used in the school work here was sold sev eral weoks aro to Aviator Wllklns, breaking mto building in day-time to tradlt;0n9 of tt,elr ie6acy and In 1905 steal, entered plea of guilty; fined $25 and costs and sentenced to 60 days. Works sentence suspended on payment of flue and good behavior. State of Ohio vs. Verlin Buxton, began the suit to recover posesslon. Counsc-1 for the defendants, Attor neys lon W. Loree. P. E. Kenney and John G. Homer, of this city, who among the troops." have fought valiantly in behalf of I out. New York. April 9. Billy Sunday scored a home run in the first inning cf the blirge&t game he ever played rn "God'3 nine," his fight to win New York. The ringing cheers of 60,000 welcoming voices today resound through eveiy glittering cranny of the great white way. It was a smashing Initial victory. And as tho stocky grenadier of God reached his clenched fists heavenward cud yelled defiance to' Broadway and tho devil ,tho enemy was perturbed, First off, he tole the foes' thun der by announcing that not one cent of New York'f gold would he take for himself. "Everv penny, whether I get five thousand or fi ve hundred thousand," said Sur.day, "I'll give the American Red Cro&s and the Y. M. C. A. work It was a knock- ordered $7000 transferred from the obtaining property by false pretenses I tiieir clients '. r the past twelve years tuition fund to the contingent fund. Mary Epps vs. Thomas Robinson, coenovft. Judgment for plaintiff in the sum of $1X6.50 and costs. Citizens Canklne Co. vs. I. A, Steele, cognovit, Judgment for plain tiffs In the sum of $219.60 and costs, HW CASES FILED John S. Hcnson, through his attor- plea not guilty. State Jf Ohio vs. Won. Schulte, fur nishing liquor to Intoxicated person plea not guilty. Attorney F. V. Short appointed to defend prisoner. Monday State of Ohio vs. Ed Bone, saihe as Shulte, plea not guil ty. Attorney B. A. Myers appointed to defend prisoner. State of Ohio vs. Joseph Snyder, assault and battery, plea not guilty. "That's my answer, to the skunks are highly elated over the victory In I who 3ay I'm out for money," he yell- the court of final Jurisdiction, and ert. The crowd went wild. have begun the task of preparing Clad In a serge suit, a blue bow suits to quiet the title to the lands tie, white taio shirt and patent lea- of the fifty some defendants. I tlior shoes, Sunday leaped Into the The 'opinion of the Supreme court arena and, after the manner of Na- if, here given In full: poleon, 'ed surprise attack after at- "Thls cause came to be heard upon tack the tranacrijt of tho record of the Twice the great throngs amid the Court of Appeals of Mercer County, pine shapings and sawdust trails of and was argued by ccunsel. On con- the giant tabernacle jumped to their reason that the town was bonded be- at Quene-no. Kansas, a former stu- yund limit at the present time. Whila their action does not defeat t'.e issi'.e, !t delays It considerably as it will take three meetings to pass it. The passage, however, is assured un less a change of heart Comes to eith er CoumMman Coate or'Desch both voted favorable last Tuesday night The proportion is fathered by Coun- cilmen Jteatzsch and Carlin and has the suppoit of the Celina Business Men's Association, as well as the In dividual support of many business men, who have considerable property at fire risk A motoriied department and a good alarm nystem would not only rive better protection to the large business interests, but would as well give better protection to the resi dence district, especially the out skirts of the city, which, at present, have virtually no protection, what eyer. Probate Judge Younger, Fred Schlenker and a number of gentle men, representing th.3 Business Men'i Association were present at the meet ing in the interest of the South side or Celina Park Improvement, the gen- dent of the school. Mr. Wllklns proved to be a very apt scholar and Is now doing exhibition work with the plane th.oughout the western slates. New btadents are coming in dally, and twelve are now enrolled for the spring courses. Manager B. Ward Beam has been very fortunate in securing the ser vices of Prof-ssor Parish, a man of rare intelligence and known all over the states by the professional stars In the free attraction world. Mr. Parish will be B. Ward Beam's right hand bauer In the promotion of the aviation school and attraction book ing this season. B. Wa-d Beam has fitted up his office on.i3 over the Olnhausen Jewelry storo in grand old mahogany style, and u campaign is being launched to make Celina an Aviation center of world-wide renown. : DAII CUPID VICTIMS liAiiCIl Low Bidder cn Trissel Rozd, $1,000 Below Estimate, Tet Board Refused to Award It- Other Boad Work to Bo Sold April 37. W. Clar-iice Morrow, the youngest son tiemen Mentioned addressing council of Willlcm Morrow, deceased, a once- ..v IT V. TanVann lant MnnrtftV (tied ,nt ,ht Anna Henson nravtne AUorner 0 RauabauKh PPOlnted gyration whereof, It Is ordered and feet and howled with inspired emo suit against Anna Hmson, praying defnd prl80ner adjudged by this court, that the Judg- tion. .Then came the climax. zor divorce, auu reu.r.u8 ul stat of ohl0 V8 Pete ticUy0Jl ment of Court of Appeals be Leaning far back and cupping his to set up her claims u any to u ac- gambling, plea guilty; nnea iiu ana f nd tha Bamt is hereby affirmed; for hands hb 'ic hurled hit rasping voice res of land in Independence county, costs. the reasons: directly into the mammoth sounding Kansas. , Same, keeping room for gambling lgt Thaf the will of John Ran- board that threw his words into the The couple were married at Belle- purposes, plea guilty; fined $10 ana dolph, deceased .vested In William furthest reaches of the tabernacle fontalne in September, 191$: Plain- costs. firr ch.-irirea that defendant refuses to live with film. wons wwopi t an rv or mo- Mr. an-1 Mrs. Frank VanWormer, MaryK. Epps, colored, through her fast Market street, received a rr.es- auorney. jonn nramer. uu.;, gage ,ast MondaT morning announc- niea sun in aivorce ngaiusi uu- , tha of . bouneine babv n .1. JW I - w I eigh .as executor, full power, au- Sunday issued hl3 defi : thorlty and discretion to determine "Coma on, you God-forsaken de the location, plans, methods and the generates; come on, you forces of in- means of transporting and settling lqulty in New York that have made the manumitted slaves of John Ran- the church a cuspidor and a doormat dolph In dome state or territory of to wipe your dirty feet on; come, you the United States, other than the traducers; come on you triple extract State of Virginia, in which the testa- c.' infamy; come on, you assassins of on the subject and urging some im mediate and definite action. Council acquiezed by Instructing the City Solicitor to draw up a reso lution auihoiizing condemnation pro ceedings against the lots in question. This matter, as well as the fire truck proposition, and East side storm sewer assessment will come up before council at their adjourned ses sion next Tuesday night. The above propositions took up most of the evening and but little bu siness of other nature was transact ed. The monthly appropriating ordl nance was passed and the reports of Mayor Scranton and the Board of Public Affairs were accepted. bana. Aiex kdds. caiorea. naiouu k . ,.., , 4V,, . j charges that defendant Is guilty of ' R . M c f piummer tor resided at the time of his death, cbaracte-, come on, you sponsors of he abused, .FT,,, M. Pi11IIimP W.B all of wiich not only appears by tne nanotry; come on, you aeiamers or extreme cruelty, in that cursed and struck her and threaten ed to Uil her. The couple live at Carthagena and were married In Jan uary. 18P9. Plaintiff claims owner ship to lots 1 and 2 at Carthagena. af IF. Recovery. Mrs. nuiumer was formerly Miss Sarah Davis, of. this city. Alma Frcewalt, through her attor neys, Myers & Myers, last Wednesday filed suit against Henry Freewalt, pravlng for divorce and alimony. The couple were married . at Van Wert In December, 1910, and have three minor children, and because plaintiff has lung fever Is willing that the cunf.ody o. the ch.ldren be glrjn to the defendant. Plaintiff charges extreme sruelty and failure to provide. Henry Linn and Peter Kable, through their attorney, John W. Lo ree. lar.t week filed suit against Phil ip Dutch et al praying that plaintiffs title to certain land be quieted. The and in question owned by Henry Linn is described as follows: Commencing at the northwest corner of the southeast quarter of Section P. Liberty township; thence north 40 rods; thence east 53 1-8 rods; thence south 120 rods; thence west 53 1-3 rods; thence north 80 rods, contain ing 40 acres. executive co:.::.!ittee OF DRYS MEETS UORBAY The executive committee of the Mercer County Dry Federation will meet in regular session at headquar ters, rooms 5 and 6 Richardson build ing, corner Main and Fayette streets, Celina, Onto, at 1:30 p. m., Monday, April 16th. nt which time there will direct terms of the will, but by the God and enemies of the church, come further provision therein, that, 'no on you bull-necked, beetle-browed. inventory or appraisement be made hog-jowled, yranut brained, weasel- t my estate, and no security shall eyed, false alarms and excess bag- be required of my said executor for gage. the faithful discharge of the trust "In tho name of God I challenge Imposed In hliu, hiM own character, and def you. It's mighty easy to lie being t i best securityand when p bout a man v hen he s not on the Job Come on." Tnen, whirling to pa- otlsm Sunday again brought the STRANGE To Say the Least, la Reported De mise and Burial of Ft. Recov ery Girl at Portsmouth. (Contlnuad an Eighth Paga) THE GRIM REAPER Mrs. K. Schneider received word last week tbat her daughter Lena, who had been working in a private home at Portsmouth, Ohio, had died rrnwH Ira foot with hla nlea for the about two weeks previous and was Duriea. ino aeiaus were given, dui a sister living at Portland had. been flag. "You ehastiy. hideous. Infamous Prussian rmlitarlsin," he shrieked. "Stand up. Stand up! The women Thorn .9 E. Stone, aged 66 years, a " . i J ...j .-..j i ,l-.l -,. also be an open meeting for all those "w uu reBpwu ic- aau uuo you u im-n f.n I HI (mm oi n. Ttevuvvry, uieu at iui uciy. alu a naj w jv i'-j Aiuy m i ' , . . - i.... it. n .rt,,l 1 1 riTTm mi Tnji -in inMi iiiuuwiiiif a hi -vi'Ji v i nh uki inaiia nuuiu r -.: 1llnxea htt nnnn.ilnflr ut Aiir rtnnr if it hadn't ttllQ "IUBi tT A K VI- wlf UfQ hnon rAx t.a onsnrni. tnarlo TlT triA mfln MISS OCUnClUer I1C ID Till MCU UJ lilO v Ui I wu. wi w ,. u tt ucwuw rf - - Prlscllla Isenhart Stone, three sons of England and France and Italy. I . . . . . a and two daughters. George, Earl, "German imperialism is aoomea, Ross and Miss Lola all of Ft. Recov- and tho ;uns of the United States are cry. Ohio: am' Cleo. wife of A. J. Wagner, of Portland. He Is surviv ed by his stepmother, Mrs. Elisabeth Stone, and three half-brothers, Roy and Frank, of Ft. Recovery, and Win ston Stone, who is in college study ing to become a missionary. Funeral services were held Sunday morninit at ten o'clock from the Methodist church In Ft. Recovery, in interested In the cause. it acquainted and be a booster. EAUL WAGNER, Chairman. THE IIIIITOilS Hard-Bit by Flro Demon, One Ca lamity Fast on Heels of Second One. Informed that death was due to pois oning. Miss Schneider had been shopping, so the report Is, and short ly after i.--r return from town became violently ill, death resulting shortly rrospevms ia;mer of Dublin town ship and Miss Edith tSedcke the eld est. dau:;"..'er of Joseph H. Stedcke, of this cit7, were united in marriage at the hom i of the bride's parents, 645 North aWlnut street at high noon, Thursday, April 12. The ceremony was prforined by the Rev. F. J. Stedck ministei of the Evangelical Association, vho has Just located here temporarily on account of his wife's Illness. Whiles the wedding march was be ing plajd on the piano by Leona Stedckn. sister of tho bride, the cou tle were escorted to the living room where before a bower of ferns and I'owers '. the presence of only a few of the immediate relatives and friends they were pronounced hus band and wife. The happy couple received many loautiful wedding presents among t'je most prominent flOO in gold, a &ift from the Slide's parents. Mr. Morrow has been one of the prominent and successiui teacners or Mercer countr and has a bright fu ture b 'fore him. Miss htedeke is a handsome and ac complished young lady, being a tea cher In music and is well fitted for ihe step she has taken. They will reside on a fai in in Dublin township. Thelv many friends In the commun ity unite in wishing the ma long, reaceful voyage through life. Mr. F. L. Keichter, of Ft. Wayne, Ind., an l Miss Anna Vierlck, of Hope well township, were quietly united in marriage at the Lutheran parsonage in this city Wednesday morning, the pastor, hev. Ueitz, officiating.. The bride Is the winsome and ac- going to help dig It'fc grave.' waived the flag; and the howled. MARRIAGE LICENSE He crowd S. L. Baer, 21, operator on L. E. & W., C.ddwater and Ida M. Poor, 20. housekeeper, Coldwater. Rev. Rlchar Ison. Clinord Gray, 30, farmer, Monte- The large frame residence on the Frank P. Htnton farm, in Liberty township, was completely destroyed That owned by Peter Kable is des- br fire o.' unknown origin Wednesday . r... n w Prahrii?. of Sal- cnbed as follows: Commencing at morning, together with most of the tmonla ana aaSi6ted by the church zuma, and Bertha Thces, 25, h the northeast corner of the southeast household goods. v pastor Rev Piummer. keeper, oCldwater. Rev. Hight. quarter of Section 9, Liberty town- The Hlntons were not at home, ship: tnenco north 40 rods; thence when tha fire started. The flames, west 106 2-3 rods: thence south 60 when discovered by neighbors, had rods: thence east 10 2-3; thence pained uch headway that it was im- suddenly last Sunday morning at theH Harry G. Boron io, larmer, Men- north 20 rods, containing 40 acres, possible to save only a few articles of Uome 0f v,j8 ntoce Mrs. John Baker, (don, and Glodys L. hmnaouar, i, furniture on the first floor. flvn miia wn. t of this dtv. bousekeeper .Rockford. Kev biougn. Anna B. Hare, through her attor-l The blow is two-fold on Mr. Hin- vinitlntr his niece LeRoy J. Dentel. 23, teacher, neys, Myers & Myers, last Saturday ton, owln? to the fact that only last auj WHS in UBUai health, when sud- Payne, t.nd Lola Z. Wiley, 21, teach mation from the Portsmouth Chief of Police. Two of the Schneider sisters have gone to oPrtsmouth to investi gate. Ft. Recovery Journal. Abraham Emmons, aged 76 years, Carthagena. and Agatha Kemper, 20. and Mr i. A C. F: Gilb. d t resident of Greenfield, Illinois, died housekeeper. Cassella. Rev. Knapke. day t,i h s i-Hurn to denly stricken with apoplexy. The remains wre taken back to his home at Greemleld on Monday, for inter ment. William Henderson, a well known resident of Rockford, died last Thurs day nljht, following a lingering ill ness. He is survived by his wire ana three children, wore held Sanday, cber. oR Aford. Rev. Johnson. F. L. Felciiter, 23, contractor, Ft. Wayne, Ind..' and Anna Viereck, 24, housekeeper, Celina. Rev. eRitz. Ray Shellaborger, 21, farmer, of Montesiuma. and Arkana Crouch, 23, housekeeper, Hopewell township. Riv. Hi bu-K. Clareui-e Morrow. ?6, teacher, of filed suit against Jacob Hare, execu- Monday the barn on his farm was des tor of the estate or Wm. Hare, de- troyed by fire ceased. Draylnc for judgment In the 1 sum of $260 with interest and costs,! ,A barn on the Frank Hlnton farm which amount plaintiff claims is due tin Liberty township, seven miles for board, washing, etc., performed northwest of this city, was completely for said Wm. Hare from March 18, destroyed by fire last Monday noon, 1915 to March 24, 1916. together with its contents of hay, train and farm implements. A small Henry Balmert and Joseph Flagler, caif waa cremated. The origin of the through their attorneys, Myers & My-1 flre is unknown. ers. last Saturday filed suit against Casper' Reier, praying that defend- A large barn on th Charles Welts ant be compelled to give an account- farm In Liberty township, nine miles Houts, of tho Arlington Bowling Al- a a V- J A X.ar V. 1 a M liia I .L.lL...l - m At. t a. JA4AaAjlt .11 . J nia mi a, A.ttf ing ana jajr piainim uwuw uv inununw oi uno cn, who utouuou ley, aiea unaay aiternoon i o.oo f.4nnrn,.tinn nli nrinicd mut. them. I by flre of unknown origin . about o'clock at her home on South Third ter pertaining to free Government land, Plaintiffs claim that in June) 1917. 11:80 last Sunday night, together street, passing away ftr only a I qare makki kakk. Aaaa. mont. . U . MH,A.At Intn m vmrlnnrehln alrh aflh t Vi n NnnlAnlB wfilnh tnilnHarl .unl. II' B H-...ln,Anta TTai. I l.. . . . . i 1 1. defendant for the purpose or con- thrsshing outnt, farm implements death is a peculiarly sad one, as her I work. Inquire John Bender, 629 N. traetlng sad specially Duncung in ana a quantity er as aaa graia. Ihsbu4 is also lylsg at Us point or Walnut street. Old Fellow Very Chilly Casper Schmitt, a former Celina hnv amrt1rkvii a a linnfvna nnarofnp sit Funeral services Dublin townthip, and Edith Stedcke, Hamilton .writes us saying: "Ev- i, music toacner, euua. ivov, Stedck.!. was seventeen years of age and was a daughter of Adam and Mrs. K. Schneider, of this computed da lighter f Mr. and Mrs place. jonn vicrieit, or HopeewJi townsnip. Owine to the conflicting reports, Mr. and Mrs. Feictiter lett wednes- the mother entertains hopes that her day afternoon for their future home daughter Is still alive and is endeav- at Ft. VVpyne where the groom is em- orlng to secure more definite infor- ployed as a building contractor. Three big events, the wedding an niversary or Mr. and Mrs. vv. u Slemmor and the birthday anniver saries of Mrs. W. R. Taylor and G E. Leonhard, were jointly celebrated Monday n-ghr. at the home of Dr. and Mrs. W R. Taylor. The wedding an niversary wos on April first, the birthday anniversary of Mr. Leon- hard on the second and that of Mrs, Taylor on tht third. A number of friends were present for the occasion and enjoyed an evening spent with "E00", seven tables being filled. The affair v as carried out along patriotic lines, small flags being attached to the scon cards and patriotic napkins being used for the lunch. Carna tions wev-a given for avors. Maurice Taylor with an appropriate speech, presenwd his mother with a laval- liere, and cougratulations were- ex tended by oil. Lunch was served from .tho following menu: Sand' wiches, pickles, coffee, brick Ice cream and cake. Ft. Recovery Jour nal. Cellna's First Volunteer Bronsa.-t GUberg, who has been an house- examiner In the Vital Statistic depart ment of tne state since the first of Albert Rosensarten. 21. carpenter, the year, visited his parnts, Editor liUDerg over sun- Columbus on Monday he oflered his services to the formation of Troop B. a cavalry or ganization known as the "Governor's Squadron." He is the first young man of this city to come forward in answer to his country's call. The (roop is at tinile Sam's service. The loard of director's of this new pa triotic organisation is headed by Gov. Cox and twenty-five well known Col u.nbus citizens. Daisy Burton Houts, wife of Harry FREE OOVERMENT LAND erythlng fine; snowed all day Easter and colder than the devil." No snow here, Casper, but just as I cold. Mesdames Clem and H. E. Webb, Mr. LeRoy Dentel, of Payne, and Miss Lola J. Wiley, of Rockford, were quietly married at the Probate udge's office last Monday afternoon, Rev. C. S. Johnson, of this city, offl- of Center township, were among The clatjng- ueiiiuBia. .D.,or wui m luwu. uu The n w wi regl(je at Wednesday, doing some shopping. P v whl)rB th. -oom ta emDlovcd Tax blanks can ba aacured at thla offlos. B teacuer. Meeting on the hearing on the en gineer's report on the Wennlng ditch the Board, after making the follow ing amendments, confirmed the as- sr-psment: George Wennlng from $35 to $25. Mercer county added $10. Butler township, added, $6. The Board also allowed Barney Dues $20 ss compensation, but allow ed him no damages. On request of Wm. Roettger, con tactor on the Gray ditch, the Board xtendod the lime for completion of same to May 15. The Board ordered the petition for tho Put, nan road filed. The route is Bh follows: Leglnning at the Van Vert-Merce." county line .at the .oith-east corner ot fractional Sec tion 6, Dublin township; thence south rn and a.ong a public road through S-.-ction 6, and between Section 6 and Iilack Loom Reserve ,to where It In tersects tte road running in a south easterly direction; thence along said road In Black Loam Reserve to where Joins tho Henderson pike and there terminat, all in Dublin township. Tha following bids were received Inst Friday on road Improvements, i d contrji'ts awarded accordingly: Trissel road, estimate $14,275 J. Whlta and Chris Hone. $14,- 17, stone; L. P. Fennig, $9662, gravel; John W .Karch & Son, $13,- 70. Bids were all rejected, the Board feeling that Karen's bid was oo high, despite the fact that It was 1,000 below the estimate. Mau:'c-" road, estimate, $9500 L. Fennig $7396, gravel; Thoo. Leln- lnger, $3199. C8, stone; Putman t Putman, $4J y. Etone; Kuhn ic Jew ell, $9460, boulders; John Wj. Karch k. Son, $8099. stone; Henry Mannlx, 8896.80 boulders, $8702.10 gravel. Contract warded to John W. Karch & Son at his bin of $8099. Bauer road estimate, $12,175 L. Fennij?, J8008, gravel; John W. Karch 5. Son. $11,199, stone. Con tract awtrde.l to John W. Karch Sin. Huffman toad, estimate $5340 Morrison & Evans, $5100, stone; Chas. Haines $5218, stone; Henry Mannlx, $4-50, boulders, $5300 stone. Contract awarded to Morrison and Evans at their bid of $5100. IWiller-Springer road, estimate $5265 Morrison & Evans, $5200, stone; Cha3. Haines, $5139, stone; Henry Mamix, $4770.70 boulders, $5214 stone. Contract awarded to Chas. Haines at his bid of $5139. The survejor having made his es timates on the following road Im provements tbe Board fixed April 27 us the date for hearing on assess ments at the hour stipulated; Christ Weitzel at 9 a. m.; Albers at 10 a. m.; Crane Pond at 1 p. m.;Bal tiell at 2 p. m. Bonds for the Improvement of the following roads were offered to the Industrial Commission: Huffman road, $5,200. Mater, $8,200. Miller-Springer, $5,000. Bauer. $11,000. The following bills were allowed last Friday and are now payable: TV. E. Leonard .bridge repair. $10 75 C. A. Bryson, building receiv er 9 John Bcnanzrr, tile and labor 17 W. M. Gibson, tile 1 Celina Furniture Co., station ery W. H. tanagc & Co., liquor and Cigarette duplicates. B. K. Elliott &Co., supplies. . . Johnson Vatson Co., same. Children's Home of Delaware, board and care of children. 144 04 J. B. Hasiiuger, court cost Zumb -rg vs. County 27 25 Board ol Public Affairs, light 9 90 Delia Brown, cleaning survey or's office 5 00 S. J. Carter, assisting eng. ... 600 David Shaadt & Son, same... 100 Fred Boilenhacher, same ... 1 00 N. L. Hinton, exp. ditch fees. 52 10 Dan Meyers, livery Joseph A. Quinter, compensa tion for land taken Huwer pike 6 As Pke Directors loe Tinnerman, gravel $15 J. F. Harb, pike supt 39 Henry I'ohlman, same 26 Fred Gottemoller, same 24 Barney Westerheide, same. . . 20 60 Auj'iSt Knapke, same 12 60 V. L. Larmore, same 22 25 Math Bertke, same 18 75 Columbu; Fryslnger, same. . . 25 25 o. S. Younger, same 27 00 O. C. D'lbone. same." 40 00 W. C. S'haadi, same 19 75 John Knapke, same 12 60 Frank Riblnson. same 5 50 Peter IlJyie, same 29 60 16 60 25 6 25 to 00 2 95 6 60 I 00 00 00 50 30 76 Credit to Whom Credit la Dae. A. P. Link, of the insurance firm of Boeke & Link, of Coldwater, writes us, asking correction of an item which appeared in the Democrat last week relativo to a real estate deal In that village. He says in part: Mr. W. O. Borman, the Celina real estate ' roker, had absolutely no con nection with the Moorman-Rosenbeck deal, in fact he knew nothing of this deal until it was consummated. We do not know where you got the report on this deal, but we feel there was an error on the part of someone,' and we trust tbat you will be so kind and male tha correction In your next week's lssuo.